Importance of Issue Positions in Voting Decisions (October 2012)

Importance of Issue Positions in Voting Decisions (October 2012)

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Extremely important84%
Somewhat important14%
Not very important1%
Not at all important0%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely important89%68%85%
Somewhat important10%25%14%
Not very important1%7%1%
Not at all important1%0%0%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely important83%83%87%
Somewhat important17%17%11%
Not very important0%0%1%
Not at all important0%0%0%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely important86%95%87%
Somewhat important14%5%10%
Not very important0%0%2%
Not at all important0%0%1%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely important90%79%85%
Somewhat important10%17%14%
Not very important0%3%1%
Not at all important0%1%0%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely important82%87%88%
Somewhat important18%13%10%
Not very important1%0%1%
Not at all important0%0%0%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely important90%87%100%
Somewhat important10%13%0%
Not very important0%0%0%
Not at all important0%0%0%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Extremely important90%84%92%
Somewhat important10%14%8%
Not very important0%2%0%
Not at all important0%0%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely important84%84%83%
Somewhat important14%11%17%
Not very important2%3%0%
Not at all important0%2%0%

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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely important85%83%
Somewhat important14%14%
Not very important1%2%
Not at all important0%0%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely important82%85%85%
Somewhat important17%13%13%
Not very important1%1%3%
Not at all important0%0%0%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely important90%81%87%80%85%89%
Somewhat important4%17%11%16%15%11%
Not very important0%2%2%4%1%0%
Not at all important6%0%0%0%0%0%

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